Cardiology and Infectious Diseases for Primary Care

Jul 16, 2021 – Jul 18, 2021

Online Live Stream - CME

This online live stream CME will be broadcasting from one of our in-person CME destinations. This program will be acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Academy of Family Physicians. This program is accredited as a live activity. Recordings of the event will be provided to all registered attendees at the conclusion of the course.

This online live stream is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Cardiology and Infectious Diseases for Primary Care while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management.

The online learning format will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, and case-based studies. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Primary Care, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.

Please see the Overview & Agenda tab below for additional information on the Daily Program Schedule, and Topics & Objectives for each date listed below. 

Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.

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Tuition

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Livestream Event Pass: July 16-18, 2021
Daily Live Activity: 4:30 AM - 8:50 AM PDT // 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM EDT
$ 599.00
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Overview & Agenda

Cardiology and Infectious Diseases for Primary Care 

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Cardiology and Infectious Diseases for Primary Care, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Cardiology and Infectious Diseases with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.

Target Audience
All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information and updates in Cardiology and Infectious Diseases.

Speakers
Our presenting national faculty speakers make it their professional goals to enhance the training of primary care clinicians. This Continuing Medical Education program promises to help you learn the most current, best medicine, and techniques for making the diagnosis easier and quicker during a 20-minute office visit.

Topics and Objectives

Cardiology

Atrial Fibrillation and the New Anticoagulants
Objectives: 1) Review the indications for anticoagulation for patients with atrial fibrillation 2) Understand the use of new novel anticoagulants and their bleeding risks 3) Outline a rational approach to the treatment of atrial fibrillation

Resistant Hypertension
Objectives: 1) Review the definition of resistant hypertension 2) Outline the common causes of secondary hypertension 3) Suggest a reasonable evaluation of patients with resistant hypertension

Update on PCSK9 Inhibitors for Hyperlipidemia
Objectives: 1) Review PCSK9 therapy as a new medication for hyperlipidemia 2) Understand the role of risk in determining hyperlipidemia therapy 3) Outline management algorithms to determine when to use combination therapy for hyperlipidemia

An Approach to the Treatment of Essential Hypertension
Objectives: 1) Understand the underlying pathophysiology of essential hypertension 2) Outline a reasonable treatment approach to essential hypertension based on pathophysiologic principles 3) Appreciate the role of the renin-angiotensin and aldosterone system in control of blood pressure

An Approach to the Management of Heart Failure
Objectives: 1) Review guideline-directed medical therapy for patients with heart failure 2) Outline a practical approach to the optimal use of RAS blockers and beta blockers in heart failure 3) Understand the role of BNP as a guide to optimal heart failure therapy

Secondary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease
Objectives: 1) Understand the recommended therapies shown to reduce cardiovascular risk in patients with clinical coronary heart disease 2) Review the role of antiplatelet medications in patients with coronary heart disease 3) Propose a treatment management plan for patients with coronary heart disease to maximize risk reduction

Infectious Diseases

HIV for Primary Care: 2021
Objectives: 1) Review the present status of HIV in the world today 2) Review the common tests used for HIV-positive patients 3) Review prevention of HIV in the general population and in health care providers

Immunizations for Adults
Objectives: 1) Review the myths and facts about vaccine administration 2) Review the new changes in vaccines from the past year 3) Review the most important facts about the individual vaccines given to adults

Tick-Borne Diseases in the United States
Objectives: 1) Myths and facts about Lyme disease 2) Review the approach to removal of a tick 3) Review the common manifestations and diagnosis of non-Lyme tick-borne diseases

An Approach to the Patient with Acute Gastroenteritis
Objectives: 1) Review the common causes of gastroenteritis 2) Review the approach to a normal host with acute gastroenteritis 3) Review causes and approach to special populations with gastroenteritis: HIV, travelers, and hospitalized patients

Demystifying Viral Hepatitis
Objectives: 1) Review the major causes of hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E 2) Review the management of the major causes of hepatitis 3) Review the prevention of the major causes of hepatitis

A Primary Care Approach to a Patient with a Fever of Unknown Origin (FUO)
Objectives: 1) Discuss the pathogenesis of fever and its physiologic importance 2) Review the major causes of FUO’s 3) Formulate approaches to evaluating a patient with a FUO

Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.

Program Schedule

Date

Location

Description

Time

July 16, 2021

Online Live Stream

Webinar – Day 1

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

4:30 AM - 8:50 AM PDT // 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM EDT

July 17, 2021

Online Live Stream

Webinar – Day 2

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

4:30 AM - 8:50 AM PDT // 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM EDT

July 18, 2021

Online Live Stream

Webinar – Day 3

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

4:30 AM - 8:50 AM PDT // 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM EDT

Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education – ACCME

MCE Conferences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

MCE Conferences designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Recognition

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12 (part II) MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

American Academy of Family Physicians – AAFP

This live activity is being reviewed and will be acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to the AMA PRA Category 1 credit toward the AMA Physicians Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada – Mainpro-M1

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is the accrediting body for family medicine continuing medical education (CME) in the United States of America. CFPC members who complete any live CME/CPD program accredited by the AAFP for Prescribed credit can claim the equivalent number of Mainpro-M1 credits. Canadian

American Osteopathic Association – AOA

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.

American Academy of Physician Assistants – AAPA

AAPA accepts Category 1 CME approval from the AAFP.

American Association of Nurse Practitioners – AANP

AAFP Prescribed Credits are accepted by the AANP.

American Nurses Credentialing Center – ANCC

According to the ANCC, the continuing education hours approved by the AAFP meet the ANCC-accredited CNE criteria.

Pharmacology Credits

This course is being reviewed and will be acceptable for up to 12 CE credits; please verify with your Medical Board which hours may be applied toward Pharmacology credit.

Hotel Accommodations

Not applicable to online live stream CME.

Please note: Registered attendees for livestream events should not plan to travel to any upcoming destinations. Livestream attendees will not be granted access to group discounted room rates, onsite concessions, or meals.

Additional Travel Information

Not applicable to online live stream CME.

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